Tales of Carribee Island

Tales of Carribee Island

An Island Far Away? Despite sounding somewhat similar to the Caribbean Islands, the area of Wolverhampton City Centre once known as “Carribee Island” was no place in the sun! “CRIBBEY – ISLAND”  the place was called, yet twas no harbour seen; Nor, save the songbirds patch of turf, a single blade […]

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A Grand Design

  The Grand Theatre the only surviving theatre in the Black Country today in 2013, designed by eminent architect Charles J. Phipps, and constructed by Wolverhampton builder Henry Gough in the splendid  location of new Lichfield Street, in 1894. It is today considered by many as the finest theatre in […]

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